These are the dates for the Summer Seminar 2019 in Benchen Phuntsok Ling in Allmuthen, Belgium.
We are very happy to continue the series of summer courses in Allmuthen!
Like every year the week before the actual teaching period a three-days Drölkar (White Tara) retreat will happen and after the teaching period a three-days Gönkar (White Protector) retreat will take place.
|White Tara Ritual||Wed. 24.07.||to||Fri. 26.07.2019|
|Teaching||Sat. 27.07.||to||Wed. 07.08.2019|
|White Mahakala Retreat||Thu. 08.08.||to||Sat. 10.08.2019|
Due to many responsibilities Drubwang Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche will not be able to be present at the summer course.
However Rinpoche decided to send Khenpo Damchö Dawa to teach in Benchen Phuntsok Ling during the summer course.
This is the first visit of Khenpo Damchö Dawa to Europe.
Khenpo Damchö Dawa was ordinated as monk by Drubwang Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche. He completed higher Buddhist studies at the Shedra of Sherab Ling, the monastery of H.E. Tai Situ Rinpoche in India. Since five years he is teaching at the Benchen Nangten Thösam Ling Shedra in Pharping, Nepal.
Khenpo Damchö Dawa will give teachings about Lojong and the Heart Sutra. Lojong, the Buddhist mind training will be explained according to the commentary of Jamgon Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye to the "Seven Points od Mind Training" which root verses were composed by Chekawa Yeshe Dorje, a Tibetan disciple of Atisha in the 11th century.
The Heart Sutra is one of the most popular Mahayana Sutras and considered as the essence of Prajñāpāramitā, the "Perfection of Wisdom".
In the afternoons there will be intensive mindfulness sessions with Lama Ngawang Tsultrim in strict silence without any talk.
Chöpen Lama Tsering Tashi and Umtze Tenpa Gyamtso from the Benchen Monastery in Kathmandu will come to the summer course, too. There will be various workshops offered during the summer course like meditation instruction, ritual music, preparation of Tormas etc.
The teachings will be translated into German and where necessary into English.
If you like to join the summer course 2019 please register as soon as possible. Click here.